“Patient Dumping” ? A term new to me, but a familiar concept. Patients like Mr. Martin who have incredibly complex medical issues, physical and psychiatric, are often trapped in a […]
Perhaps you’ve heard the horrific news out of Egypt and Syria this week. But have you seen it? The latest to come from Cairo is that 36 Egyptians were killed […]
” a mad shuffling of pages invariably ensues, as trainees flip through their lists until someone finds the patient and utters the six saddest words of the shift-limit era: ‘I […]
check out this kind-of-amazing vintage model of a uterus and fetus, made by 18th century midwife, Angélique du Coudray. made of fabric, leather, stuffing, straps, and strings. http://twentytwowords.com/2013/08/12/vintage-model-fetus-18th-century-mannequin-used-to-teach-childbirth/
For one to be a revolutionary doctor or to be a revolutionary at all, there must first be a revolution.
a recent New Yorker article reminded me of how interesting I find the concept of herd immunity: the more people in a community who are vaccinated, the lower the chances […]